RFID vs BARCODE

RFID

  • No line of sight required
  • Uniquely identifies items, cases and pallets
  • Simultaneous identification
  • Read/write capability
  • Can be used in harsher environment
  • Higher read accuracy
  • More data storage
  • More expensive

Barcode

  • Line of sight required
  • Require proper orientation
  • Identify only item category
  • Scans only single item at a time
  • Cheaper to produce
  • Can be easily printed on boxes
  • Limited data storage capacity